What I meant by 'extend' is 'subclass' or 'derrive' (NOT adding
functionality to the existing string class)

On 01/11/23 8:44 AM, "Bob Hutchison" <hutch / xampl.com> wrote:
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> (immediate) "solutions" used there: extend the string class to handle UTF-8
> characters; and, load the UTF-8 data into the existing string class and